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Ownership of Teaching

As our conversation about learner ownership comes to a close, we have some questions for you. In particular, how do you take ownership of your teaching?

November 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Partnership

What hinders some students from taking ownership? Julie Prentice encourages us to imagine the challenge from their perspective and partner with them toward solutions.

November 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ownership of Behavior

Patrick Seifer gives us food for thought about ownership of behavior in our classrooms. How can we help students take responsibility for what they do (or don’t do)?

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Who owns classroom conversations?

This week we look at learner ownership in our classroom conversations. Refining our use of questions might encourage learners to take more ownership.

October 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Stifling Ownership

Melissa starts our new series with a bit of humor. Then, over the next few weeks, we’ll consider learner ownership from different perspectives, including the Master Teacher’s.

October 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Involve me, and I understand

We’re starting a new series today focused on designing and implementing activities. Melissa starts us off with some comparisons between involvement, engagement, and empowerment.

March 28, 2018 · 2 Comments

Deciding on Destinations

It’s time for step 3 toward professional development. This week, you and your mentor have a chance to write outcomes or essential questions that take you toward the benchmarks you identified last week. Then, what’s the final destination?

October 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Learner Ownership

Who’s responsible for meeting learners’ needs? You or your students? The last of our trends in education encourages student responsibility in the learning process.

December 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

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